#Exclusive-Male Suicide Cases Skyrocket In Zim: ZRP

MALE suicide cases in Zimbabwe have been on the rise between 2015 and 2019 compared to females, HealthTimes has learnt By Kudakwashe Pembere Over the past five years, the trend has been showing that males were dying more by suicide contrasting with women.With males being more reserved in handling socio-economic issues threatening their mental ability to cope with such, females on the other hand are seen to be more open in seeking help. Speaking with the Zimbabwe Republic Police National Spokesperson Assistant Commissioner Paul Nyathi on Wednesday, he said their…

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#JUSTIN: President ED Bans Gvt Officials From Traveling Outside Africa

PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa has with immediate effect banned government officials from traveling outside Africa in the wake of the prevailing Coronavirus (COVID-19). The President made this announcement while addressing a Politburo meeting at the ZANU-PF Headquarters this morning

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Stop Discriminating Asians For Coronavirus-WHO Warns

THE World Health Organisation (WHO) Director General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has called for calm in the face of growing stigma and discrimination against people frOm China, and other Asian countries where the Coronavirus (COVID-19) has wrecked havoc. By Michael Gwarisa Through his Mircroblogging site (Twitter), Dr Tedros said this was a time for unity in the face of one common enemy COVID-19. It’s appalling to see new reports of people being targeted due to their race, ethnicity or purported association with #COVID19. @WHO once again calls for an end…

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Ecobank Pours US$30 000 Towards Zim Coronavirus Preparedness

ECOBANK Zimbabwe, has donated an amount to the tune of US$30 000 for the procurement of Rapid Testing Kits that will be deployed at all ports of entry including  air and boarder posts. By Michael Gwarisa The financial facility is set to strengthen efforts to break the chain of transmission through reinforcing testing and screening for the bug at the ports of entry. Handing over the donation, Ecobank Managing Director, Moses Kurenjekwa said “ As a bank with a global footprint and local presence, we are alive to the potential…

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77% of medical-aid babies are now born via c-section in SA

ALMOST 77% of babies covered by South African medical schemes are delivered by caesarean section – among the highest rates in the world, a new study by the Council for Medical Schemes (CMS) has found. According to the World Health Organisation, c-sections should only represent 10% to 15% of births. In South African state hospitals, the c-section was only around 26% in 2016. Read: The C-section rate among Discovery members is now up to three times higher than at American celebrity hospitals – here’s why The CMS now wants urgent…

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